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Dawlish Museum

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A very interesting hour or more

A great place to take you down memory lane lots of time has been spent putting collections and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
mjchatterton90
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Interesting Museum

Interesting place to visit. Interesting museum. Good value for money. No photography aloud. Really... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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With 11 rooms over 3 floors the museum is most famous for its display of Piper Bill Millins D-Day bagpipes. The displays in Dawlish Museum are regularly updated and depict life past and present in the town and notably tell the story of the February...more
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The Knowle Barton Terrace | Barton Terrace, Dawlish EX7 9QH, England
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+44 1626 888557
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was a real surprise. The Dawlish Museum is just up towards the top of the river, a 10 minute walk but a car ride in no time with a good size car park. The museum has, without any doubt, the most wide ranging of...More

4  Thank John B
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

This is a typical local museum run by enthusiastic volunteers and housing an eclectic mix of collections! A variety of displays largely reflecting the interests of local people, and also history of the town. Worth popping in for half an hour, it's right next to...More

1  Thank Curatorgirl
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

A great place to take you down memory lane lots of time has been spent putting collections and artifacts together on many topics. Great for all ages. The guides are very knowledgable and helpfull great visit

Thank mjchatterton90
Andrew W, Volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Many thanks,glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Interesting place to visit. Interesting museum. Good value for money. No photography aloud. Really good people

Thank Katrina D
Andrew W, Volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is tucked away a short walk from the town centre. The family had an interesting hour walking around the different room. Lot's of interesting artefacts from days gone by. There was a quiz for the kids to do whilst going round which kept them...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I visited with my 5 and 7 year-old last week, paying a total of £4 entry. They absolutely loved their time here! Amazing collections of old toys, technology and local history. To top it all off the volunteers were all helpful and really lovely. If...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed June 30, 2018

lots of very interesting things to see,from old toys to farm tools and lots of local history. The people working there are very friendly and helpful.Entrance fee is very reasonable. Well worth a visit,you can even sit in the garden.

Thank pamela w
Andrew W, volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum and we're pleased you had such a positive experience.

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Lots of interesting things to look at. The D Day Piper Bill Millen exhibition was quite moving.

Thank MalcolmMcC
Andrew W, volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed May 14, 2018

Great for all things past.Had a wonderful 90min looking and reading about the past. This museum has a wonderful collection of items from all walks of life and is housed in a beautiful house at the bottom of Barton Hill Car Park.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Having been meaning to visit the museum in Dawlish since we moved here, we spent 3 pleasant hours this afternoon leafing through photo albums, watching videos and perusing the varied exhibits. It offers a wide mix that would appeal to all the family. Definitely a...More

Thank AlliFos
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Well worth a visit if you are in the area, a lot of history is held here all about Dawlish, history from years back up to date when the storms brought the railway to a standstill. Visit and enjoy, a room dedicated to a Dawlish...More

Thank PeteNN8
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Good local museum, not boring, cheap entry fee, do visit. car parking is adjacent and the park itself is worth exploring

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JackJobson
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Andrew W | Property representative |
The ground floor is all on the level with a few steps down to the small garden but it can be accessed via the garden gate on request. There are stairs to the first floor but a stairlift is available with a spare wheelchair... More
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Anita H
November 22, 2017|
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Only assistance dogs I'm afraid.
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clarepotter98
February 16, 2017|
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£2 for adults,only £1 for children and concessions plus a family ticket (2 adults 2 children) is £5 with free return as often as you like for 7 days.
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